Resources › For Students and Parents Florida Memorial University Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print The Sunshine Arch in Miami Gardens, Florida,. Pietro / Wikimedia Commons For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated September 27, 2017 Florida Memorial University Admissions Overview: As part of the application process, students interested in Florida Memorial University will need to submit an application, transcripts, and a personal essay. SAT and ACT scores are optional. The school's 25% acceptance rate is more a reflection of the applicant pool than the school's selectivity. Students with a "B" average in high school should have little difficulty being admitted if they have completed a college preparatory curriculum in high school. Admissions Data (2016): Florida Memorial University Acceptance Rate: 25%Florida Memorial University has test-optional admissionsTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What's a good SAT score?ACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What's a good ACT score? Florida Memorial University Description: Located in Miami Gardens, Florida, Florida Memorial University is a four-year, private Baptist university and the only historically black college in Southern Florida. St. Thomas University is just a few blocks away. Florida Memorial supports about 1,700 students with a student / faculty ratio of 16 to 1. The university offers 41 undergraduate degree programs and 4 master’s programs across the School of Business, School of Education, School of Arts and Sciences, and Department of Freshman Studies. Students stay engaged outside of the classroom, and Florida Memorial has a host of student clubs and organizations including the Comedy Club, Sapphire and Ice Dancers, and Aviation Club. FMU also has an active Greek Life on campus, and basketball as an intramural sport. Florida Memorial competes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Sun Conference with sports that include men’s and women’s basketball, track and field, and soccer. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 1,339 (1,280 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 37% Male / 63% Female96% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $15,536Books: $2,300 (why so much?)Room and Board: $6,734Other Expenses: $3,800Total Cost: $28,370 Florida Memorial University Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 95%Loans: 54%Average Amount of AidGrants: $9,482Loans: $7,540 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Psychology Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 60%Transfer Out Rate: 3%4-Year Graduation Rate: 6%6-Year Graduation Rate: 38% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Baseball, Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country, BasketballWomen's Sports: Track and Field, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Cross Country Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Florida Memorial University, You May Also Like These Schools: Clark Atlanta University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphThe University of Tampa: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Miami: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBarry University: Profile Florida International University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBethune-Cookman University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphFlorida State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphNova Southeastern University: Profile Edward Waters College: Profile Georgia State University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of North Florida: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT Graph Florida Memorial University Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.fmuniv.edu/about/our-mission/ "The mission of Florida Memorial University is to instill in our students the values of leadership, character, and service to enhance their lives and the lives of others on our campus, in our community, and in the world through a transformational, liberal arts education."